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HFMA North West 2017

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26 Jun 2017
HFMA North West_Sellick PartnershipThe HFMA North West Annual Conference and Gala Dinner will be taking place this week and Sellick Partnership are delighted to be sponsoring the event. 

The conference will be hosted on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 June at the Hilton in Blackpool. This year’s theme is ‘All Together Now’ and there is a programme of fantastic speakers lined up, making this year’s event one not to be missed.

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the leading professional body for finance professionals, setting the standards high to promote quality amongst the HFMA members and healthcare organisations. HFMA also facilitate conferences, training and webinars. 

The conference is an excellent opportunity to not only hear from well-established and reputable speakers, but to also interact with healthcare professionals and gain insight into how they propose to overcome the challenges they face ahead of them.

John Graham, the HFMA North West Branch Chairman will open the conference on Thursday morning with a welcome speech which will be followed by a full day of talks:

  • Everyone counts – Mark Orchard, HFMA President
  • The importance of the role of the CCIO and clinical engagement – Gareth Thomas, CCIO, Clinical Director, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Capacity constraints & demand pressures, Recruitment & retention, STP plans for A&E – Clifford Mann, President of Royal College and Emergency Medicine
  • Cyber Security – Toby Griffiths, NHS Digital
  • Apprenticeships – Andrew Stone, Apprenticeship Business Manager, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT and Ellie Stavert, Deputy Financial Advisor Advisor for Transformation

Thursday evening will commence with the prestigious awards ceremony, followed by fantastic entertainment from The Chase’s very own Paul Sinah, giving us ample opportunity to catch-up with our existing clients and candidates, as well as establishing new relationships.

Friday’s conference begins at 9.30am and will incorporate a full day of talks on subjects including: 

  • A national view – Bob Alexander, Executive Director of Resources & Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Improvement
  • Global centres of digital excellence – Rachel Dunscombe, CIO Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Six in 60 – best practice through working together – six different speakers in 60 minutes across the informatics, finance and procurement disciplines sharing best practice. This will be followed by Q&A’s chaired by Rob Whiteman, CEO of CIPFA
  • Model Hospitals – Tony Chambers, Chief Executive, Countess of Chester NHS FT

Being well-established in our markets, Kathryn Parkinson, Lauren Fletcher and I will be exhibiting at the conference and attending the Gala Dinner to represent Sellick Partnership. We will be based in the main room next to the entrance so you can’t miss us! We are proud to support this event year-on-year, enabling hardworking public sector organisations to receive the recognition they deserve. 

Please feel free to visit our stand to find out more about our tailored recruitment services that we can offer. Why not also take part in our contact card drop or renowned buzzwire to try your hand at winning some great prizes such as a Veuve Clicquot picnic hamper, a Thorntons chocolate gift set and wine? 
We look forward to seeing you all at the conference. In the meantime, should you require any support please do not hesitate to contact Kathryn Parkinson or Lauren Fletcher on 0161 834 1642 or myself on 0151 224 1480. Alternatively browse our latest roles. Browse Roles
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